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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
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A Plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 15th Australian Infantry Battalion during World War Two.

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek Memorial Park, Rocky Creek, 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.182329
Long: 145.454925
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th August, 2005
Front Inscription
    2/15th AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION
         20th BRIGADE 9TH DIVISION
           DARWIN        EL ALAMEIN
           LIBYA             LAE
          TOBRUK         FINCHHAFEN
           SYRIA             BORNEO
        CAVEANT HOSTES —LET ENEMIES BEWARE
               BATTLE HONOURS AWARDED
NORTH AFRICA: 1941-1943 DEFENCE OF TOBRUK , EL ADAM ROAD, THE SALIENT, ALAM EL HALFA, WEST POINT 23, EL ALAMEIN

SOUTH WEST PACIFIC: 1943-1945 TAMBU, LAE-NADZAB, FINCHHAFEN, SCARLET BEACH, BUNI RIVER, DEFENCE OF SCARLET BEACH, NONGORA, LIBERATION OF AUSTRALIA, NEW GUINEA, SIO, ADELE RIVER, NAMARAKA, MIVA FORD, BORNEO, MIRI
    T
he ten underlined are approved to be emblazoned on the Colours
                     LEST WE FORGET

 
Source: RCMP, MA
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